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Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson

Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson

Russell Westbrook of the Washington Wizards has notched his 182nd career NBA triple-double, breaking Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson’s record for the most in league history. The record had stood since 1974, the year Robertson retired. The record-breaking moment occurred Monday night during the Wizards’ game on the road against the Atlanta Hawks, when Westbrook…MORE

Here’s who wins the Kentucky Derby if Medina Spirit is disqualified

Here’s who wins the Kentucky Derby if Medina Spirit is disqualified

If Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ends up being disqualified for failing a postrace drug test, second-place finisher Mandaloun will inherit the title. Like Medina Spirit, Mandaloun is a 3-year-old colt. The two were separated by half a length at the Derby finish line on May 1. A blood sample taken after the race found…MORE

Here’s what’s next after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test

Here’s what’s next after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test

Additional testing is planned after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test, throwing the horse’s victory at Churchill Downs earlier this month into doubt. Hall-of-Fame trainer Bob Baffert revealed the test results Sunday, saying the three-year-old colt tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, which is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid and sometimes used…MORE

Rory McIlroy claims first win in 18 months and first as a dad

Rory McIlroy claims first win in 18 months and first as a dad

The end of Rory McIlroy’s winning drought just so happened to fall on Mother’s Day — a fitting way to celebrate with his family. After claiming his first victory since 2019 at the Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday, McIlroy made a beeline for daughter Poppy and wife Erica as they celebrated victory as a family…MORE

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, trainer Bob Baffert revealed Sunday, throwing the horse’s victory last weekend at Churchill Downs into question. Speaking to reporters Sunday morning, Baffert denied that the horse had ever been treated with the drug, saying his team would conduct its own investigation. “Yesterday…MORE

Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in front of record 73,126 fans in Texas

Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in front of record 73,126 fans in Texas

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez added the WBO super-middleweight belt to his burgeoning collection, defeating Billy Joe Saunders in front of a record-breaking 73,126 crowd inside Texas’ AT&T Stadium. The attendance figure set an all-time record for an indoor US boxing event — breaking the previous record set in 1978 when Muhammad Ali beat Leon Spinks in…MORE

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